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Explainer: how much landfill does Australia have?

Since Australia stopped incinerating rubbish in the middle of the 20th century, most of our solid waste has ended up in landfill. Some 20 million …

We can't recycle our way to 'zero waste'

In the wake of the final episode of the ABC's War on Waste, in which a dismayed Craig Reucassel canvasses Australia's rubbish-related sins, the idea …

Plastic ban plan is ‘in the bag’

Final straw: Frankston Beach Patrol volunteers such as John Billing picked up 92 plastic straws in just one hour along Frankston beach last month. …

Kimba votes yes to radioactive waste dump

Rotting garbage being used to power Australian homes

That's proving a boon for companies such as Cleanaway, which extracts gas from landfill sites to power engines, in turn generating electricity that's …

Renewable Energy